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Harold J. Gerr - Attorney At Law
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Curbing Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey - In 2017, 187 pedestrians were fatally injured in the state of New Jersey.  This is the highest number of fatal pedestrian accidents since 1993, nearly 25 years ago. A new technology, the Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon, has been introduced at a fatal crash site on River
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Negligent Security in Parking Lots - According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), more than one out of 10 property crimes occur in parking lots and garages. Strip malls, apartment complexes, shopping malls, hotels, stores, and office buildings often do not maintain adequate security for their
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Highway Reconstruction Causes Confusion - New Jersey drivers using I-95 and I-295 will experience some changes in the coming months as part of I-95 receives new designation. As part of a plan to connect I-95 to the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-276) in Bristol, Pennsylvania, the part of I-95 that runs through
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Opioid Use Among Construction Workers - Last year in the United States, there were more than 64,000 fatal drug overdoses. That is more than double the number of overdoses from a decade ago. Experts say the increase in the prescription of highly-addictive opioid pain medications is primarily to blame for the
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New Headlights Unsafe Despite Sleek Designs - According to a nonprofit U.S. research group, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), although modern headlights are more ornately designed and attractive than ever before, they are functioning poorly. The IIHS has released four studies over the past few years, all concluding that many
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Millennials and Distracted Driving - Every day in America, nearly 100 people lose their lives in car accidents. Starting in 2015, rates of highway fatalities began to climb after a 50-year decline. Naturally, studies are now underway to determine the exact causes of this turn, but most agree that distracted
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Pedestrian Accident Fatalities Reach High - The number of annual pedestrian accident fatalities in New Jersey is at the highest level in 20 years. According to a study conducted by the New Jersey State Police, 179 pedestrians were fatally injured in accidents throughout 2017. According to the acting director of the
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Telemedicine and Workers’ Compensation - The rise of telemedicine has many wondering whether it can help reduce costs associated with Workers’ Compensation claims. A new survey conducted by Mitchell International, Inc. suggests that telemedicine and similar technologies may save insurance companies money by lowering costs. What is Telemedicine? The broader
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Long Distance Commuting During the Winter Storm in New Jersey - Many New Jersey drivers engaging in long distance commuting to their jobs spend a lot of time on the road. When a winter storm involving snow, sleet, and ice plague the morning or evening commutes, motorists must change their driving tactics and prepare for the
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eHighway Electrified Tractor - To reduce air pollution near ports around the country, Mack Trucks has developed a tractor that runs on electricity by attaching to overhead power lines. Like a trolley system, the electric tractor would run on a catenary system that uses overhead power line electricity. The
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